Carol Barta

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Name: Carol Barta
Date registered: June 13, 2016

Latest posts

  1. New Resource from National Geographic — March 23, 2017
  2. Tax-lid Exemption For Libraries — March 2, 2017
  3. Capitol Journal article on the State Library of Kansas — January 18, 2017
  4. Read Across America Day — February 22, 2016
  5. Privacy & Confidentiality Policies — February 15, 2016

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Jun 25

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough on the importance of librarians

   

Jun 22

Capitol Journal article on Blue Rapids Library

There is a nice article in the June 22, 2015 Topeka Capitol Journal on the opening of the new addition to the Blue Rapids Library. You can read it here Historic Blue Rapids Library Doubles Its Space  

Mar 19

Configure the Browser for best use of Auto-Graphics VERSO

You may use Chrome or Firefox to run Verso but if settings are changed in IE then Firefox and Chrome should pick up those settings. The basic settings that need to be checked and changed include: Set Pop-ups to: Always open pop-ups in a new window Set Browsing history (cache) to: Every time I visit …

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Feb 04

Fair use of Images on you website

TechSoup.org posted an excellent article about “Can I Use That Image for My Website or Newsletter?” The article even has a link to find free images. Enjoy..

Jan 23

Fun programming idea

Need some thing to perk up the season of winter doldrums?  How does getting your library patrons involved in a town-wide scavenger hunt sound?  Here is a Library Journal article from February, 2014 that tells how Darien, Connecticut pulled this off.

Dec 05

Those pesky passwords

This  short TED talk  might convince you to redo some or all of your passwords. Lorrie Faith Cranor studied thousands of real passwords to figure out the surprising, very common mistakes that users — and secured sites — make to compromise security. And how, you may ask, did she study thousands of real passwords without …

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Aug 05

NCKLS Annual Meeting Agenda

Order of Business North Central Kansas Libraries System Annual Board Meeting Hilton Garden Inn August 7, 2014 9:30 – 1:00 Executive Committee Meeting:  9:30 am             Call to Order             Consent Agenda : Minutes of the May 29, 2014 meeting;           …

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Jul 24

Informing Voters

From Mainstream, Inc.,  the Kansas Nonprofit association comes this resource for answering voters questions in a non-partisan way:   “With elections fast approaching, make sure that your nonprofit has the resources it needs to help get your community prepared for and involved in voting!  A great place to start is with Nonprofit Vote!  Nonprofit Vote provides …

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Jun 11

CNN Article on Libraries

  Reinventing libraries for ‘hanging out, messing around and geeking out’   Learn what libraries around the country are doing to encourage young people to visit..  Click on the title to open the article in a new window.

Mar 21

Help with Tech Plans

Planning the budget requires all aspects of the library’s operation be considered and evaluated. Though technology is not the largest budget line item, planning for technology has become more important since computer and Internet access has become a significant part of library service. Technology takes many forms but a short list of the major components …

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